Best & Worst States for Credit (Find Out Which List Georgia Makes)

How is the economy doing? It depends on where you look. In some states, people are practically choking on credit problems, while in others, serious financial difficulties are relatively rare. For example, more than 1 out of every 500 homes in Florida is in foreclosure, while foreclosures are virtually unheard of in North Dakota. Similar differences […]



Across the Land

We had a special visitor stop by our main branch yesterday. Georgia native, Jack Fussell stopped by to share about his journey “Across the Land” which will total 3,660 miles. Inspired by his family members effected by the disease, Mr. Fussell is biking and jogging across America to help raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. (Pictured left […]

Ways to Save

We are always trying to help our members save money, which is why we are sharing this Ways to Save series. Today’s tip, let the crockpot do the cooking. Crockpots make preparing for dinner simple. So whenever you get home from work and dinner is already prepared, you will be less likely to order take […]



Ways to Save

When looking for ways to save, sometimes you must be creative. In our Ways to Save series, we are sharing some bazaar and original ideas on ways for you to save money. You may not have considered modeling before, however if you want a great bargain on a haircut, now may be the time to […]

10 Things We Pay Too Much For (And How To Spend Less)

With the average nuptials costing $25,200, we can probably all agree that plenty of people are overpaying for their wedding day. However, if you’re trying to live within your means, having a budget wedding only gets you so far. After all, you’re only going to get married once, or at least you hope so. Instead, you need to […]



Financial Football

Are you familiar with Financial Football? It’s a new app brought to you by VISA® and the NFL® to help teach financial concepts through an interactive game. This fast-paced game is designed to engage students, while educating them on money management skills. Not only is this app fun and educational, it’s free!   Try it […]

International Credit Union Week 2014

Join us October 13 – 17, 2014 as we celebrate International Credit Union Week®. At each branch, we will be serving refreshments for all. Plus, all week long we’ll be offering contests on our social media sites! So be sure to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, & Instagram.  



Ways to Save

Do you make a shopping list before going to the store? And if so, do you stick to it? Straying from the list may cause impulsive purchasing and forgetting necessary items, which can often cause you to spend more money. Create a shopping list and stick to it. Another tip, don’t go to the grocery store […]

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

With all of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenges on social media, our staff decided to raise money for the cause to see our AVP of Lending, Daryl Salter complete the challenge. Watch the video to see who he challenges! What is ALS? ALS is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease” and […]


Ways to Save

We are always looking for a way to save our hard earned money. How about you? The next time you are traveling and in need of a hotel room, try using an app. Use an app to book your next hotel. With a ton of app options (including,, Expedia, Hotel Tonight, Orbitz, Hotwire […]